What Are the Ingredients in MOTRIN?


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The active medicinal ingredient in MOTRIN IB is ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain and inflammation. Non-medicinal ingredients in MOTRIN IB tablets include carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, FD&C yellow no.6, hypromellose, iron oxide, magnesium stearate, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, stearic acid and titanium dioxide.

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Regular strength MOTRIN IB tablets contain 200 milligrams (mg) of ibuprofen. MOTRIN PM, pain reliever with sleep aid, contains 200 mg of ibuprofen and 38 mg of diphenhydramine citrate. Products for infants and children are also available.

MOTRIN IB is intended to provide precise relief of pain due to headaches, sore muscles, joint ache, backache, menstrual cramps, colds and toothache.

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